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't be the first time. both teams played their home games at san francisco key stadium in 1960. the teams discussed sharing a stadium because it makes financial sense. one team only uses it 8 times a year 2 team increase attendance and pay all the bills faster. in oakland, abc 7 news. >> stay here with us. a little later in the newscast katie will show you some of the rai raiders dedicated decked out fans she caught up with at tonight's game. >> nfl commissioner also dressed -- addressed the situation with 49ers quarterback smith. smith said the only thing did he to lose the starting job as quarterback was to get a concussion and sit out 2 games. roger was asked if he thought that situation might discourage other players from reporting head injuries. >> they don't report on that. >> you have to have the teammate next to him if he's not right. we have spotters that are watching from upstairs that can spot when somebody has had an impact that may lead to concussion to be evaluated but you want to make sure they are all evaluated. >> roger says the competition committee is considering
in progress. a four-hour standoff resulted. the other hostage was released safely. >> in san francisco officers say five men,of whom least one of wm was armed, terrorized people in a home invasion in richmond district. 'opolice got a call at 6:30 from a neighbor who told us he hear screaming from the house. by the time ofs arrived the men were gone. and got away with a number of items from the house. >> a strong chemical smell forced a grocery store? concord to close. firemen got a call about people whose eyes were burning and had trouble breathing. >> of the 20 people who were treat no one wanted to be trend so they were treated and release. systems. >> the hazmat team checked everything out. no word on what caused the incident. >> an early morning fire at an alameda restaurant is being looked at by arson investigators. fire crews arrived to the american oak restaurant. flames cost $200,000 worth of damage. no injuries reported. the fire is definitely suspicious in nature. >> let's read right to leigh glaser for the first check 0 on weather. >> bay area south of san osayi clear. live
at this hour. it is in the 30s in the north bay and 36 santa rosa and 48 in san francisco and 44 in mountain view. come back in 10 minutes and i will update the numbers and look ahead to our new year's eve forecast. >> leigh, thank you. >>> the nation is now just 24 hours away from going over the fiscal cliff. the one-two punch of tax increases and budget cuts set to go into affect on january 1st. negotiations will continue through the night, and a top man at the nation's capital has been called in to help. our abc news reporter has the latest from washington. >> the clock is ticking. negotiations are on going. at this point democrats and republicans remain at odds. >> regardless of partisan differences, our top priority has to be to make sure that taxes on middle class families do thought go up that would hurt our economy badly. we can get that done. >> president obama called for immediate action, but there was that vote in the senate tonight. >> we are going to come in at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, and we will have further announcements perhaps at 11:00 in the morning. i certainly hope s
sure you have a coat or jacket in the morning. it will be cold. >> thanks, sandhya. >>> a san francisco police sergeant is in the hotseat after a video reportedly posted by him on facebook went viral. it brags about hitting 100 miles an hour in a lamborghini when going through the broadway tunnel. alan wang is live for us at the tunnel. alan this. >> carolyn, the police officer in question is formerly known as sergeant carl tennenbaum, but he changed his name to sergeant carl t after he was told he could not use a name tag on his uniform that had the nickname carl t on it. >> the facebook page administrator claiming to be san francisco police officer carl t posting this video saying he topped 100 miles an hour while driving in a lamborghini in the city's broadway tunnel. they are reporting that a comment by sergeant t says it is roomier than you would think, plus we were all drunk. >> if all of this is true, alan, it is to be taken seriously. >> we broke the news to mayor ed lee at city hall. >> it would be a violation of so many laws. but it is in opposite to what a police officer is s
,,,,kx1ñ;x;x;x i. >> good evening. >> that breaking news happening tonight in san francisco. >> 4 in people injured in hit-and-run accident in the twin peak area. at least one person in bad shape from what we understand. we are live at the scene with the very latest. sergio? >>reporter: there are actually 2 scenes that we are looking into here. the first is just beyond the police cars over in that direction. that's where 4 people were walking earlier this evening. 3 of them were hit by a passing car. let's go ahead and look at some video of this scene so we can kind of explain this. now 3 people went over the edge. those victims were knot knocked off the edge by that, on the roadway. rescue crew had to recover them from the edge. one person suffered life threatening injuries. an adult woman. now the fourth person apparently was not injured. may have actually called police. was also searching for potentially. knot now all 3 were transported to a local hospital. now just yards away places discovered a suspect vehicle. the car had some major damage on the passenger si
in the streets behind me. now, what we know is this. two victims a female and male were rushed to san francisco general after being found in the 900 block of bros sell street 8:30 this evening bound, gaged and unconscious. medical aid was initiated at the scene, but both victims were rushed to san francisco general with life-threatening injuries. >> first we want them to be stabilized medically, and then we are going to try to see if we can ascertain some information from them after they have been medically tended to. >> right now there are more questions than answers. how were the victed? assaulted? what is the extent of their injuries. police have yet to determine a motive, and they are working to identify the victims. and one more thing is essential to their investigation. they are still trying to determine if the assault happened at this location. back here live, and i can tell you that police stress that they believe there is no threat to the community. residents i spoke with tell me that this neighborhood is quiet, and that they weren't even aware that anything was happening until they he
will be here. good night! >>> it is happening in san francisco where a house fire has taken a life in the city's engel side district. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. firecrews are on the scene and it is happening at a home in engel side heights. abc7 news reporter ama dates is live with the latest on this. ama? >> dan, fire officials will confirm one person was found dead in the house. they will not say anything about the victim's identitiment we are are -- identity. we are a block away from the house. you can see what it looked like when we arrived on scene. it broke out about 8:40. about 40 firefighters responded, and they were able to put the fire out in 40 minutes. it burned through the garage and the second floor of the home. one person was found dead inside. now it wasn't the resident or the neighbor who called the fire in. it was an off duty firefighter who smelled smoke. >> firefighters have had good noses. they smelled like some wood was burning somewhere. they let the you are fireman know. >> reporter: and most of the damage was contained to that house on the co
. heading that san francisco over the new year holiday you need a parking spot tough to come by in the city and there are parking app that can guide to you empty spaces but beware. that technology isn't perfect. cornell is live in san francisco. >> there are 29,000 parking spaces in san francisco. 7000 of them are smart like these equipment technology to help smart phone app signal where empty parking spaces are but doesn't always work finding parking in san francisco. can be a mission impossible. >> drive around for like half hour sometimes. easily. >>reporter: san francisco is one city in the bay area using smart parking technology which adiscuss praises and meters and senses determine if a space is vacant. parking app use the information to help you find the nearest space. officials admit only 90 percent accurate. >> anything as far as using new technology can't be absolutely perfect but what we have done is to look at this ongoing basis and make tweak when we can. >>reporter: we down loaded the free park app including empty spaces on haight street near franklin. 6 minutes late
pretty good line, through san francisco, and now we're looking at moderate rain in berkeley, hercules, novato, moderate rain, and sonoma, national -- napa, american canyon, and you can see the line to the east, novato, that will move in. and rain towards san pablo and richmond, and in the last 20 minutes, heavy rain near santa cruz, shifting towards the east. morgan hill, and the gilroy area, and some of these heavy downpours, reports of lightning strikes, a little thunder there, so some of this activity really on the go button now, but the main event is really going to be tomorrow morning. we'll look at the timing coming up. >> ama: the weather has been causing problems across the bay today. one of the biggest was at the corner of 17th in potrero. here's john alston with maine information. >> people have been stopping to take pictures. this has been sitting like this since this afternoon when a strong rainstorm blew through. nobody was hurt. this could have been much worst when the canopy crumbled at the 76 station. a san francisco public works crew removed branches from a
build and clean shaven, wearing a black or beanie. nip with information should call the san francisco police. >>> two people drowned yesterday at the marin headlands while fishing. the victim, juan escamillo and his father. we spoke with their family today. reporter: we are here at the coast guard station, where father and sob were brought after being lift out of the cold surf tomorrow night, and tonight family and friends are trying to come to terms with the second tragedy to hit the family just this month. >> going through a very difficult time, you know. everybody sad. >> the family has gathered to grieve and say a rosary for 37-year-old juan escamillo and his son, juan-car loss. the father and son were avid fishermen who decided to fish friday. they were fishing in an area called lower fishermans, an area noun for unpredictable and heavy surf. his cousin joined them friday afternoon for the first and last time. [speaking in foreign language] glierks spannic he told us house juan carlos was swept a. by a huge wave around 4:30. he described how the boy's father screamed out, my boy,
and santa rosa and tib by ron. as i take you down to street level, ignacio and petaluma and san francisco lighter returns although i am getting reports from at dgp1 and coming down from daly city to south san francisco. he is coming down toward the peninsula and toward the east bay. lighter rainfall totals a the this hour. i will be back to tell you exactly how much rain we will receive, and when it will be safe to put the umbrellas away. dan, a complete look at the forecast coming up. >> sandhya, thanks very much. >>> a tragedy tonight outside the golden gate. two people are dead and a third is rescued. they were all swept into the water off point bonita cove. thomas roman is live with this developing story. thomas? >> officials believe the three victims were actually fishing when they were swept out to sea. there has been a high surf advisory issued earlier this evening that went from san francisco to the mendocino coast. now let's look at the scene from sky 7 earlier this evening. now, this was about 4:30, 5:00. what occurred was at about 4:00 the marin county sheriff's department rece
investigators say. >> new at 11:00 san francisco police are on the hunt for the person who shot a man on mission district street. officer reresponsibleed to reports of multiple shots fired near 14th just before 8:00 o'clock tonight no. information on the victim hi or his condition is available at this moment. members of the ss pd gang task force were on the scene beginning their investigation. >> another fatality on the streets of san francisco this afternoon brings total number of pedestrians deaths to 18. latest accident happened in the city financial district of beall and market where cornell bernard is live for us tonight. >> this intersection very, very busy place during rush hour. the man was crossing beall street right over here when struck and killed. he's the 18th pedestrians to die this year in san francisco. the district attorney has a plan to prevent more tragedies. >> this is scary that the intersection. >>reporter: crossing market and beall street is the risky thing she does every day on her motor wheelchair. >> cars will come through here too fast. and cars making the right h
rainfall out toward the fairfield area. it is just beginning to move into the fairfield area. san francisco has now started to see some of the rain. it is coming down. at least moderate rainfall right around a lincoln boulevard and maureen gnaw boulevard and out toward the embarcadero. as you can see, lighter rain around potrero avenue. as we pull out, we do have more moisture working its way toward the bay area. it is going to be coming down during the morning hours. this point.commute does not we are looking at a messy morning ride, and we will see some brief downpours. i will have the exact time you can expect heavy rain in a few minutes. dan? >>> the rain-soaked soil proved to be too unstable to keep this tree upright. sky 7hd shows you the mess it created at central park on el camino real. it shows the massive clean up earlier this evening. one person m minor injuries. and you know, there might be one of the water logged trees teetering in your yard. it is a dangerous problem because of the rain. so serious a local removal crew dispatched from hurricane can see rushed back here to help
. abc news. >> flooding and downed trees were some of the biggest issues in san francisco today. abc7 news reporter lilian kim is live with those details. lilian. >> this is what is left of a century old tree. most has been cut to pieces and hauled away. it is one of a dozen trees that couldn't withstand the wind and rain. city crews work into the night cutting tree that toppled as a this tree started making cracking noises at 5:00 a.m. in front of rob porter's home. >> and then there was a large -- probably five minutes after the crack lig, a huge thud. >> in all the department of public works cleaned up the trees. it is real busy. >> this latest storm spared no neighborhood. it was snapped near moraga street. there was sig president cay -- significant street flooding. two large branches landed on one of the thoroughfares. and in city heights, a tree uprooted taking part of the street with it. a prius on the street was also damaged. >> you can replace a car, and some of the streets have been here 80 years. >> despite the loss of some trees, the city says as little property damage and
quintana is in napa, john alston is live at a power outage in san francisco. we begin with meteorologist leigh glaser. >> leigh: right now we're in a lull across the bay area. live doppler 7hd picked up heavier cells as the warm sector moves through. but what we're keying spot -- seeing spotty rain, san ramon, towards the livermore valley area, and just to the east of morgan hill, little not -- spotty pain, -- spotty rain but where the rain is coming down, very heavy rainfall amounts in the north coast, pushing into crescent city. this where is the leading edge of the cold front is. it has to swing south and we are doing for heavy around and wind tomorrow morning. this is the timing. 11:00 this evening, and tonight and early tomorrow morning, stormy conditions, 2:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m., that's when we'll look for very heavy rainfall, very strong winds to move into the north bay. 6:00 a.m. red indicating very heavy rain, from napa down towards san rafael. and you'll notice as we head to the 9:00 hour, into the 11:00 hour, this cold front moves towards the south, the rain
charity in san francisco it seems people are doing a little of both. the food pantry at the st. anthony foundation is in good shape today, but overall donations are down for the year. >> we are a little bit behind where we would like to be, where we are budgeted to be. >> the interim executive director says the charity is seeing interesting trends this holiday season that may have to do with the impending fiscal cliff. >> we are seeing people who have never given us a stock donation before stepping up and making that kind of gift to us. >> they could be concerned that the tax deduction for chair writ believe a giving would be cut saving the government money. private wealth advisor says it can make sense to get more bang for your donation buck. it would help charities this year, but people may be less generous in years to come. >> people who would like to donate some this year and potentially some next year may try to double up and donate more this year. >> but the uncertain financial future is also causing fear. >> and many people are afraid to make any move, so then there is paralysis
the abc7 rooftop camera. you can see the rain has stopped basically in san francisco for now, but not for long. good evening. merry christmas. i'm dan ashley.caroly carolyn johnson is off tonight. not a great day to play outside with toys. we have live team watch coverage. spencer christian is tracking more rain on our doppler. >> it has been a very wet evening around the bay area. right now though things are relatively calm compared with the downpours we saw earlier. let's go to live doppler 7hd, and we have scattered showers. the heaviest is in the south bay, but let's close in on the north bay where we have a little light rain. some assisted yes, sir rainfall east of santa rosa and moving toward y o -- yountville. mill pea dishas heavier rain pushing into the higher terrain. and then farther south from the ben low man to the bay. heavier rainfall is developing, but it is not even -- even though it is calmer, it is notwn.inding down. more rain coming our way tonight and tomorrow. a look at the accu-weather seven-day forecast in a few minutes. dan? >> spencer, thanks. >>> al
's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >> a horrifying accident in san francisco. woman in a wheelchair is hit by a muni streetcar and dragged down the street. good evening everyone. >> tonight that woman is fighting for her life. while another problem with muni tonight could cause problems for riders in the morning. we are live at the corner of market and church with both of these developing stories. >>reporter: man i underground service completely out of service tonight. leaving thousands of passengers stranded and all blamed on a failed transformer. comes on the very same night a woman in wheelchair struck by oncoming trolley at the muni stop at church and market. it was possibly dragged and pinned underneath the train. >> i don't have a specific distance but it appears that she, she made contact with the rear part of the vehicle and was dragged some distance. >> i heard yelling to stop. my heard banging. and i looked outside by window and saw a man banging on the back of the f train as still slowly moving. >>reporter: billy heard the ci of witness telling the trolley driver to st
by 1993 mass shooting at san francisco law form. congresswoman spear vows companion legislation in the house. >> we have to did something. about the gun violence in this country. >> she was shot and wound entered jones town alongside congressman killed. fight for gun control wasn't easy back then and won't be today. >> i remember standing on assembly floor taking up the measure when one of my colleagues asked me have you ever actually shot an assault weapon and i turned to him and said let me ask you a question. have you ever been shot by an assault weapon? and i have. >>reporter: this is abc 7 new news. >>> of course we will continue to cover the school shooting. tragedy if newtown as it unfol unfolds. "nightline"uncover new with this newscast. >> also express your sympathy by posting this ban to facebook wul. >> let's turn our attention to the weather certainly was quite wet earlier today. >> that's right. cooler too. sandy is tracking index round of rain and frosty conditions. >> show you live doppler 7 had. d the rain earlier today it's long gun. as we look at our raid
around vacaville and pleasant valley road. as we pan around the east bay 80 and san francisco is now starting to pick up some light rain around the presidio, california street and gary boulevard. much lighter toward the santa cruz mountains. it is almost just over six inches of rain up in the far northern end of sonoma county. rainfall has varied. winds are gusty in a couple of spots up to 50 miles an hour, but not as strong as earlier today. we have scattered thunderstorms in the forecast. heavy rain coming. i'll have the timing of all of this for your holiday weekend in a few minutes. dan? >> thanks very much. the wet weather has been causing problems all over the bay area. alan wang is live in santa rosa with the story there. alan? >> dan, we had a break for awhile, and now we are starting to see the rain pick up a little out here. this is just one of the many flooded areas in sonoma county tonight. there are several washed out roads west of santa rosa. and the public works crews are expecting it to get a lot worse this weekend. joel stopped at the water's edge west of santa rosa
today. >> in san francisco check out the video. trouble for a new car owner. a treetop pelled on to the mercedes in lower pacific heights. thankfully no one was hurt. the mess shutdown a major crosstown artery for a short time today. >> fall entries and power lines kept crews busy. flooding submerged the manzanita parking lot. high winds knocked down part of a tent at a christmas tree lot near mill valley. >> seems like this one near jack london square kept public works crews busy today. they said you can often blame flooding on either leaves or litter clogging up storm drains. >> an army of grounds keepers used leaf blowers. plenty of hands teamed up to get it ready for the pac-12 championship game. >> won by stanford i might add. and homes are without electricity. pg&e tells us the biggest outage is in the north bay, mostly sonoma and marin counties. crews plan to work all night to repair the damaged lines and get the power back on. the storm watch continues all weekend on abc7 news. live reports tomorrow morning at 5:00 a.m. with the abc7 saturday morning news. and you can
to feel the chill in the morning. here are the rainfall totals. it is more than an inch in san francisco. 1.17 in san rafael. inch..91 ofd .47 in concord and look down south in san jose. .61 and ben loman picking up an inch and a half of rain. i just updated the computer models and i want to show you when the timing of the next storm is and when we are expecting. the storm is different from what i showed you. dan, i will be back with the details. >> i will see you shortly. lots of snow for skiers. avalanche danger is considerable for the sierra. two skiers died in two days at donner ski ranch as the result of avalanches. an expert lists the way you can tell that an avalanche is likely. >> we feel the snowpack collapsing underneath us. if we see the shooking cracks opening up across the surface and nonconsequential terrain. we had a lot of rapid warming and rain on snow. those are all easy things to understand that nature is telling you the snowpack is unstable. >> you really have to pay attention to the surroundings. the snowpack is unstable, but there is a lot of it. isater content is 1
-hour rainfall amounts. it is over two inches in san rafael and close to an inch in san francisco.n inch and oakland an inch and a quarter. close to an inch for concord. half an inch livermore and san jose close to an inch of rain. look at half moon bay, almost an inch and a half. a very, very nice, productive storm system. quite a bit of moisture with this system. now it looks like things will calm down a little bit. we get a dry night tonight as well as tomorrow before the next system moves in. 48 in napa. it is 50 in san francisco. 49 mountain view. livermore right now we have 48. so this is what you can expect. clearing and cooler overnight tonight. it will be a dry christmas eve. get out and enjoy it because more rain will move in here especially in the north bay as we head into christmas day. let me take you back 7:00 this morning. the north bay getting slammed by this cold front. you can see it right here starting to develop. as we worked our way through the day you can see by 3:00 the heaviest rain right where the front was starting to push down toward the peninsula and down tow
-november. the bay area is averaging $3.71 a gallon. the most expensive city? san francisco at $3.83. vallejo has the cheapest prices at $3.49 a gallon. >>> it is not a cure all, but one remedy is to give and receive a big hug. that's what volunteers from the hunting happiness project were going at the oakland farmer's market today. the group of good samaritans were offering notes of encouraging words. they seemed touched with the random words of kindness. >> >> >> i will take a hug. it was encouraging. >> i got two hugs from complete strangers. i thought it was so heartwarming considering all that is going on in the world these days. >> the project offers help to people who need food or are homeless. >>> ski resorts in the sierra are happy, but travelers will have a slippery drive over the next several days. there is a lot of snow on the ground already. plenty for the kids to enjoy on the holiday break. more snowfall is expected tonight and tomorrow. the snow elevation is down to about 2500 feet and is expected to continue to drop over the next few days. meteorologist leigh glaser is here. som s
these three locations, union square in san francisco. that's where dan and i will be. san tan uh row -- santana row in san jose. >> larry will be there. >> you can drop off food or cash donations anytime between 5:30 in the morning until 7:00 in the evening. >> if you can't make it to one of our sites, try it. you can call 1-877-525-3775. we will take your contribution over the phone or text the word feed to 80077 and donate $10 on your cell phone bill. it is a fun time of year and an important day. >> speaking of larry beil he is with us. >> tomorrow at broadway plaza we will do the donations and talk smith-kaepernick. we can do hours on that. and if you remember watching jason kidd while he was at cal, the jump shot was iffy. but he works at the craft. the kidd is king of new york. [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin [ female announcer ] holiday cookies a
. >> developing news. woman is recovering tonight after falling into the bay off the embarcadero in san francisco. it happened between the waterfront restaurant and the ferry building. she was rescued quickly by fair crew. the chief tells us she appeared intoxicated. she has been taken to hospital as precautio precaution. >> some bart station hot spots for criminals especially during the holiday season. allen reports now from the west he can land part station where armed escorts are walking passengers to the cars tonight. >> incense man see as lot at the west oakland bart station selling his goods. >> patient just walked off thought she was safe and going to her car and guy ran by grabbed her stuff and took off running. >>reporter: more of the crimes happen around the holiday. especially with bart passengers returning home after day of shopping tonight bart and oakland police private security guards and sentence volunteers are offering free nighttime escorts for passengers walking to their cars. michelle took advantage of it. >> holiday season so people are really amped up trying to get read
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